The Top Ten Things Board Members can do to Raise Money (and Only One is Asking for It!)
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The Top Ten Things Board Members can do to Raise Money (and Only One is Asking for It!)

JCamp 180 Mentors Jill Paul and Julia Riseman presented "The Top Ten Things Board Members can do to Raise Money (and Only One is Asking for It!)" on Tuesday, January 25, 2010. They discussed ten simple to apply actions Board members can take to support fundraising in their organizations. They covered the fundamentals of Board member involvement in fundraising and revealed the special capacity that Board members bring to the table. Jill and Julia also led a discussion around fundraising resources, examples, and ideas in the hopes of inspiring new energy to your Board's efforts.

The presentation and a recording of the Webinar itself are available below.

Resources


"The Top Ten Things" PowerPoint - Download
This presentation covers the fundamentals of Board member involvement in fundraising and reveals the special capacity that Board members bring to camp.

Top Ten Ways Board Members Support Fundraising - Download
Julia and Jill wrote this document to go along with their "Top Ten Things" Webinar. Every Board member can make a real impact on a camp's ability to raise meaningful, significant gifts to camp, even if they never directly ask for a gift themselves. Read this article to learn how!

Five Steps for Effective Major Donor Fundraising - Download
This document offers lots of practical information for major donor fundraising campaigns. Every board member should read this document.

Twenty Questions - Download
Don't know how to get that conversation going? But you know that having meaningful conversations can make a difference in really understanding what is important to people? This document includes twenty questions to help guide you in listening effectively to your prospects and other constituents.

The 10 Immutable Laws of Storytelling - Download
This is a great resource from Storytelling guru Andy Goodman's newsletter "free-range thinking."

50 Ways Board Members Raise Money - Download
This is a list of 50 specific ways Board Members can raise money for their organization. (Thanks to Meridian Consulting)

Looking for even more information? We have collected a number of other useful fundraising resources, please click here to visit our Knowledge Center.

Watch "Top Ten Things" Webinar Recording